This essay is published as part of WYV Young Voices, a column highlighting upcoming writers under the age of 21. Upholding the male gaze in education encourages male students to view women as pleasure objects devoid of any personhood CW: The following
When women journalists refuse the grossly inappropriate advances from those in positions of power, it usually leads to a detrimental impact on their careers. This essay discusses sexual harassment, online harassment, and mentions marital r*pe by Sumaira Ashraf Rajput Many challenges test the
Michaela Coel turned down Netflix's offer because she recognized her worth. She questioned the ways they planned on exploiting her and found a better plan. People always say to “know your worth.” “Recognize your value.” “Stand in your power.” “Don’t settle
Properly addressing misogynoir requires the dismantling of both patriarchy and white supremacy, as well as uprooting capitalism and colonialist thought. Our politic at Wear Your Voice has always been and will forever be rooted in an intersectional feminism because we recognize
BoJack could easily be replaced with a number of men who are continually allowed to be violent as a mechanism for “healing” regardless of who they hurt. TW/CW: This essay contains discussions of drug and alcohol addiction By Gloria Oladipo The T.V.